A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
* Gallery does framing.
The Art Group, 10840 Maumelle Blvd.: Open studios and exhibit space, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 771-1027.
The Art Loft, 1525 Merrill Drive: Open studios and exhibit space. 9 a.m. -9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. 251-1131.
Boswell-Mourot Fine Art, 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Local and national artists. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 664-0030. www.boswellmourot.com.
Butler Center Galleries, Arkansas Studies Institute, 401 President Clinton Ave.: Three galleries, one featuring work for sale by Arkansas artists. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 320-5792. www.butlercenter.org.
Cantrell Gallery*, 8206 Cantrell Road: Work by contemporary Arkansas artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 224-1335.
Chroma Gallery*, 5707 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Photographs, paintings, ceramics, mixed media work by local artists and decorative objects. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 664-0880.
Gallery 26*, 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Art by local and regional artists. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 664-8996.
Greg Thompson Fine Art, 429 Main St., NLR: National and local artists. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 664-2787.
Hearne Fine Art*, 1001 Wright Ave.: Works by African-American artists, national and regional. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 372-6822.
Heights Gallery*, 5801 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Work by contemporary Arkansas artists, gifts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 664-2772.
Ketz Gallery, 705 Main St., NLR: Local artists. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 529-6330.
Laman Library Exhibit Hall, 2801 Orange St.: Changing exhibits. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. 758-1720.
Local Colour, 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd.: A co-op featuring works by area artists. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 265-0422.
L&L Beck Gallery, 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Artwork by Louis Beck. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. 660-4006.
Louie's Unique Framing and Gallery*, 1509 Mart Drive, Ste. A: Fine art by national, regional and area artists. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 907-6240.
M2 Gallery*, 11525 Cantrell Road: Contemporary art by local and regional artists. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 225-6257.
Red Door Gallery*, 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., NLR: Works by Arkansas artists. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 753-5227.
Reflections Gallery and Fine Framing*, 11220 Rodney Parham Road: Work by local and national artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. 227-5659.
Sage House Gallery, 24627 Hwy. 365 N: Central Arkansas artists, all media. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. March-June and September-November (when White Wagon Farm nursery is open), 1-5 p.m. Sun. March-June, by appointment other times. 851-4608. whitewagonfarm.com.
The Showroom*, 2313 Cantrell Road. Work by area artists, including owner Sandy Hubler. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 372-7373.
Stephano's Fine Art Gallery, 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd.: Work by Arkansas artists. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 563-4218 or www.stephanostudios.com.
Thea Foundation, 401 Main St., NLR: Student and local art, with work and exhibit space THEArtists Studios on second floor. 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. Tue.-Thu. 379-9512.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave.: Three galleries feature works by national, local and student artists. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat., 2-5 p.m. Sun. during the academic year, closed weekends May-August. 569-8977.